Bruce Springsteen facing drunken driving charges in New Jersey
HIGHLANDS, N.J. - Legendary singer/songwriter Bruce Springsteen is facing some legal trouble after police caught him driving while intoxicated in New Jersey.
Officials confirmed Wednesday that Springsteen, 71, was arrested on Nov. 14 in a national park in his home state of New Jersey. The musician received citations for reckless driving, driving while under the influence and consumption of alcohol in a closed area.
ABC News reports Springsteen's publicist has not yet responded with a statement. A spokesperson says Springsteen was "Cooperative throughout the process."
According to TMZ.com, who first reported the arrest, the singer has a court date in the coming weeks. Since he was arrested on federal land, he will have to appear before a federal judge in Newark.
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